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A motion calling the President to appoint a civilian as the Governor of the Northern Province had been passed in the Northern Province Council during its second sitting on Monday.

Kesavan Sayanthan brought forward the proposal calling the President to remove the present Governor Maj. Gen. (Rtd.) G.A.Chandrasiri from the post.
The proposal was seconded by Arumugam Ravikaran and the motion was passed.

The NPC Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran and the Tamil National Alliance had been calling for a non-military person to the post since September. ( S. Jeganatahan, Kunasegaran Suren and S. K. Prasath)

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  • JTown Tuesday, 12 November 2013 10:37 AM

    Great move....We Jaffna people really don't want a military person ruling us....Thank you Wigneshwaran Sir.

    nalaka Tuesday, 12 November 2013 10:54 AM

    president please keep the current governer we (two thirds of sri lanka) want him their

    ramesh Tuesday, 12 November 2013 11:14 AM

    if the two thirds want him, they can keep him, the one third that voted CV Wig. do not want him.

    thiru Tuesday, 12 November 2013 11:16 AM

    nalaka, you can only decide whom you want in your house, not who should be in another person's house.

    Ranjith Silvar Tuesday, 12 November 2013 11:33 AM

    Pls have another one to change the Kelaniya organizer also.

    Frank Tuesday, 12 November 2013 11:35 AM

    I would say the NP is a fit case for dismissal and imposition of President's rule pending elections.

    Guruthuma Tuesday, 12 November 2013 11:37 AM

    Why not appoint a Tamil civilian like KP or Douglas Devananda?

    Guruthuma Tuesday, 12 November 2013 11:43 AM

    Time to do away with the PCs. What will happen if all the PCs demand the same?

    ram Tuesday, 12 November 2013 11:54 AM

    we don't want him kick him out .

    RajasH Tuesday, 12 November 2013 11:56 AM

    well timed and clever move to coincide with CHOGAM.

    Sriyani Tuesday, 12 November 2013 01:29 PM

    Next time they will say we want Eelam!!!!

    Suq Madique Tuesday, 12 November 2013 02:19 PM

    Yes the 2/3 want to keep him in Jaffna because they don't want to have to contend with another war.

    Dasan Wednesday, 13 November 2013 12:48 AM

    What Jaffna People ? Are they not Sri Lankan

    Yehiya Wednesday, 13 November 2013 01:38 AM

    Now the time to change to civil administration.

    an s !!!kith udugama Thursday, 14 November 2013 11:10 AM

    soap sod enemas will clear some people's brains


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